Attractions

Oberammergau is living history - at every turn there is something to discover. Stroll around and discover ...

Crucifixion Group Monument

freely accessible / always open

On September 25th, 1871 a special performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play was held in honour of King Ludwig II. The king was so moved that he donated the monumental Crucifixion

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Forester's house

freely accessible / always open

The former residential and monastery judge house looks back on a colorful past.

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Eisenhower Museum

Learn (while attending to an entertaining tour of the museum) more about Dwight David Eisenhower and what connects him to Oberammergau.

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Döttenbichl

freely accessible / always open

Various weapons found at Döttenbichl are dated to the time of the Celts and Romans. At these times, people had already been living in the Alpine region for around 10,000 years.

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House of Reptiles

A house of reptiles for the whole family. The paradise of the unloved!

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Kreuzkirche Oberammergau

The Kreuzkirche in Oberammergau - from a stable to a church

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Passion Play Theatre

The history of the Passion Play Theatre – uncover more about the past of the world renowned semi-circular open-air stage

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Parish Church St. Peter and Paul

As a prototype the Oberammergau Parish Church had a wooden building, at the beginning of the 18th Century however it was so damaged that it had to be rebuilt. Joseph Schmuzer led the construction of the rococo jewel, his son Franz Xaver was the plasterer. The ceiling and wall frescoes were made by the great Matthew Guenther, born in 1705 on an isolated farm on the north side slope of Hohenpeissenberg.

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Oberammergau Museum

It is quite a special moment when you step from the Dorfstraße trough the heavy wooden door into a world of questions and their answers.

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Living workstudio

The name of Oberammergau is synonymous with traditional handicrafts, not only wood carvers but also potters, drum makers and several others are there

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House of Pontius Pilate

freely accessible / always open

The House of Pontius Pilate, located in the heart of Oberammergau, is the centre of arts and crafts.

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